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Create a Elegant Glassy Text Effect in Photoshop
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
This tutorial is going to show you how to create this text using a series of shapes with different transparency and color effects.
In this tutorial, it will show you the processes of creating a purple lighting text effect in Photoshop. It will use a handwriting font, combine it with nebula and fire textures to form the final effect. We will also be using some selection and image adjustment techniques along the way.
In this tutorial, the type-effects shows how to create the above image. The key is to create the letters in a 3D package first as individual characters, then bring them into Photoshop for further post work.This example has a few more details, but you can take it much further.
This tutorial is a great exercise in using the dodge and burn tool as well as working with selections. Take a white to black gradient set to radial, and drag a gradient from the left side of the X where the reflection appears on the X to about 200 pixels past where the reflection leaves on other side of the X.